4 releases (breaking)

0.4.0 Feb 18, 2023
0.3.0 Dec 19, 2022
0.2.0 Oct 1, 2022
0.1.0 Sep 25, 2022

#340 in WebAssembly

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10K SLoC

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pixcil Actions Status License

Simple pixel art editor with (almost) infinite canvas.

Online editors & editor extensions:

Pixcil image


  • Simple and intuitive UI
  • (Almost) infinite canvas
    • The center frame region is exported as the final image
    • You can make use of the blank space as a temporary working buffer, color palette, etc
    • If settings are enabled, the continuous vertical frames are treated as layers and the successive horizontal frames are regarded as animation frames
  • Support PNG file format
    • Created images are saved as PNG files (with additional metadata)
    • You can load existing PNG files and use Pixcil as a dot-by-dot PNG file editor

How to build


You can use Cargo to build Pixcil.

// Build.
$ git clone https://github.com/sile/pixcil.git
$ cd pixcil
$ cargo build --release --target wasm32-unknown-unknown
$ ls target/wasm32-unknown-unknown/release/pixcil.wasm

// Start an HTTP server and visit the root page in your browser.
$ cd web/
$ start-your-favorite-http-server


$ cargo run --release -p pixcil_windows


~73K SLoC